Heartwarming Mitts

Project Type Mittens/Gloves
Yardage 220
Fiber Wool
Weight Sport
Techniques Twined Knitting
Author Josefin Waltin
Format Project/Pattern

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When I ride by bike to work during the winter in Stockholm, I need woolen handcoverings that are strong and durable but also keep my hands warm and dry. Twined knitting makes a sturdy fabric that will last forever.

To read more about yarns and techniques for two-end knitting, see Strong and Sturdy: Two-End Knitting, Condensed by Josefin Waltin.


Yarn 220 yd (201 m) Z-plied sportweight.
Needles Sizes 1½ (2.5 mm) and 2½ (3 mm): set of double-pointed needles (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Marker (m); contrasting yarn (CC) for CO; stitch holder; tapestry needle.
Gauge 38 sts and 34 rnds = 4" in twined St st on smaller needles.
Finished Size 6¾" wrist circumference and 6¾" tall.

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Photos by Dan Waltin

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